Account Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Office support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28k - 33k per year + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    liz.penemo@suehill.com

  • Contact phone:

    0207 378 7068

  • Salary high:

    33000

  • Salary low:

    28000

  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-25431

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-13

  • Startdate:

    2018-10-29 00:00:00

About the company

Our client is an exciting and growing dynamic brewery who have gone from strength to strength with a hip and trendy brand and a growing client base. With a highly recognizable brand and big plans for the future this is a fantastic career opportunity.

What you will be doing

Due to continued success and expansion we are looking to find a relationship focused Account Manager who will manage London South/South West Region supporting existing clients and generating further revenue from these accounts.

You will be based in the field 75% of your time with 1-2 days per week in the office.

Our client is open to providing an excellent platform for development in this role for someone with about 1 year plus sales experience or equally can consider an established account manager - either way its an opportunity for development!

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of around 125 accounts across the South/South West London area, proactively partnering with your clients to ensure the ultimate customer service experience
  • Ensuring orders are placed and delivered in a timely manner
  • Supporting clients with promotions both in-store and at events
  • Attending and scheduling regular contact meetings to discuss accounts and ensure any issues are proactively resolved
  • Present and promote at client at Events, Promotions, tasting events and product launchesConduct training and education with client's and their bar staff

Who you will be

  • At least 12 months plus experience in a Sales/Account Management role within drinks or FMCG (alcoholic or brewery experience highly desirable)
  • Full UK driving license - happy to visit clients in and around the south/south west London region
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently but also as part of a teamHighly focused on building client relationships being highly personable, friendly and supportiveStrong negotiation skills, with a commercial mindset and sound judgement
  • Enjoy promoting and events work and demonstrate passion for the brand
  • Able to train and educate your clients and their teams to get the best from the product and increase sales
  • First class time management and organisation skills
  • A real people's person

Why you should apply

  • Looking for a relationship driven Account Management role with an exciting drinks and growing brand
  • Keen to develop and progress your career